Art Fair Industry Development Initiative

This program supports Tasmanian commercial galleries to represent local artists at key national markets.

Key dates

Opens: 2 September 2019
Closes: 4 November 2019

Notification will occur within six weeks of the closing date.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply, commercial galleries must:

  • be a current or pending participant in the  COLLECT Art Purchase Scheme
  • provide written confirmation from the curatorial team at either the Sydney Contemporary or the Melbourne Art Fair.

Applicants must also meet Arts Tasmania’s general eligibility requirements.

How much can I apply for?

Grants of up to $20 000 (+ GST) are available for the cost of exhibition registration.

How will applications be assessed?

Applications will be assessed by a multi-artform panel against the criteria of:

  • quality
  • benefit.

For more information, please visit criteria.

How do I submit my application?

Your application must be completed online before 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Please contact Arts Tasmania before the closing date if you are unable to submit electronically.

Material received after the closing date will not be considered.

Help with your application

You can discuss your application with a member of Arts Tasmania’s grants team before the closing date.

Contact the grants team on 03 6165 6666 or

Other information

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Applications close
04 Nov 2019
Amount Upon Application
Visual arts
Grant Type
Market development
Presentation & Promotion
Applicant Type
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Grants Team
03 6165 6666